Table 4.

OR for HCC and corresponding 95% CI by presence of anti-HCV and HCV RNA, and HCV genotype (229 cases and 431 controls); Italy, 1999-2002

Cases
Controls
OR (95% CI)
n (%)n (%)
Anti-HCV and HCV RNA80 (34.9)385 (89.3)1*
Anti-HCV+ and HCV RNA5 (2.2)16 (3.7)1.46 (0.50-4.31)
Anti-HCV+ and HCV RNA+144 (62.9)30 (7.0)26.54 (15.75-44.74)
HCV genotype
    1101 (44.1)21 (4.9)27.05 (14.94-48.98)
    241 (17.9)8 (1.9)27.40 (11.64-64.50)
    51 (0.4)0 (—)
    Unknown1 (0.4)1 (0.2)
  • NOTE: OR and 95% CI were adjusted for gender, age, center, and education.

  • * Reference category.